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NCAA March Madness

March Madness has more than arrived.  With Championship week almost complete, the selection comittee for the NCAA tournament has a list of teams who have clinched a spot and several teams to consider for the tournament.

The Sports section here at the Vox is going to do our best to cover the selection process tomorrow afternoon (3 pm on CBS) and the day to day happenings of the tournament here on the Vox Box blog.

For now I've listed teams who have clinched a spot by winning their conference tournament.

Let me know which bubble teams you think are in, and which are out during the selection proccess tomorrow.  Also, who are the number one seeds going to be in the tournament?  Finally, what seed have the Gonzaga Bulldogs earned for themself?

Automatic Bids:

  • ACC: Duke
  • America East:  Binghamton
  • A10:  Temple
  • Atlantic Sun:  East Tennessee St.
  • Big 12:  Missouri
  • Big East:  Louisville
  • Big Sky:  Portland State
  • Big South:  Radford
  • Big Ten:  Purdue
  • Big West:  Cal State Northridge
  • Colonial:  Virginia Commonwealth
  • USA:  Memphis
  • Horizon:  Cleveland St.
  • Ivy:  Cornell
  • MAAC:  Siena
  • MAC:  Akron
  • MEAC:  Morgan St.
  • Missouri Valley:  Northern Iowa
  • Mountain West:  Utah
  • NEC:  Robert Morris
  • Ohio Valley:  Morehead St.
  • Pac-10:  USC
  • Patriot:  American
  • SEC:  Misssissippi St.
  • Southern:  Chattanooga
  • Southland:  Stephen F. Austin
  • Summit:  North Dakota St.
  • Sun Belt:  Western Kentucky
  • SWAC:  Alabama St.
  • WCC:  Gonzaga
  • WAC:  Utah St.

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